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« on: February 04, 2006 09:10:39 PM »

I know, jean skirts are the sock monkeys of recon clothing (wait - sock monkeys are recon clothes, duh), but I'm looking forward to spring and had to make some skirts.  These are my first jean to skirt recons ever and I used an excellent tutorial http://www.savvyseams.com/clothing/jeanskirt.php I found on craftster.

My first applique ever.

And the long one with a pillowcase hem:

Sorry about posting something so done, but I couldn't resist because I am so proud since I am just learning how to sew.
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2006 10:12:48 AM »

great skirts, I <3 skulls!

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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2006 07:10:17 PM »

Those are really adorable! Especially the second one, I have some jeans... *sceming*
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2006 07:27:26 PM »


i LOve the applique~!
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« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2006 08:40:55 PM »

I love the longer one! Makes me want to go cut up my jeans right now -deviously glares at pants-

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« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2006 09:40:21 PM »

Hey thanks for the comments!

I gotta tell ya, the long one feels very nice to wear.  So go ahead, tear up your jeans!  I can't believe I lived this long without a denium skirt.  Why didn't anyone tell me they were so comfortable?  I'm waiting for nicer weather before I test run the shorter one (I live in Canada - burrrrrr).  I'm working on another one that should reach my ankles.  I'll post the pic when I'm done.

« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2006 10:44:06 AM »

I love LOVE the first one. It's funny, because I made a skirt from some old jeans (stolen from my sister Cheesy ) last week, and stencilled a skull+crossbones on it.
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